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WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide, Third Edition by Jessica Neuman Beck, Matt Beck

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5. Setting Up a WordPress Theme

One great aspect of WordPress is that you can make your site look pretty much however you want it to using themes. Themes are sort of like outfits for your site: They change the way it looks (and to a certain degree how it functions), while the underlying content stays exactly the same.

In this chapter, we’ll show you how to activate and use a WordPress default theme, how to choose and activate a new theme, and how to use the Theme Customizer, which allows you to tweak and edit a theme before it goes live on your site. We’ll also show you how to add and change ...

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